Strategic Services

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The Strategic Services Division is led by AIC Deputy Chief Chris Paskett and is responsible for emergency medical services, logistics, training, and special teams including the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) team, the Confined Space team, the Hazardous Materials team, and the Water Rescue team. The division is supporting the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and is working to coordinate ongoing recovery and sustainability plans for future large-scale incidents.


The Strategic Services Division is also called upon when there is a local scenario requiring special precautions due to the presence of hazardous materials, large crowds, dignitaries needing protection, or other unusual circumstances presenting the possibility of a threat to life or property.